Car Models

Shelby American Specifications:

Make and Model: Shelby American Series 1
Year: 1998
Engine Type: 4.0 liter V-8
Torque: 290lb-ft@5600rpm
Acceleration 0-60: 4.4 s
Suspension: 4-wheel independant
Wheel Base: 96.2 inches
List Price $142,000
Horsepower: 320bhp@6800rpm
Top Speed: 170+ mph
Brakes: 4-wheel vent. disc
Transmission: 6-speed Manual
Weight: 2850 lbs


The Shelby American Series 1 is powered by a specially-modified aluminum Oldmobile Aurora V8 with DOHC and 4 valves per cylinder. A unique design places the transmission at the rear exle, enabling the Shelby American Series 1 to a perfect 50/50 front to rear weight ratio. The Series 1 body is made entirely of carbon fiber composites and heat-treated with aluminum chassis to keep a total weight under 3000lbs. It's this unique combination of power, unparalleled handling and weight responsiveness which creates the experience of driving a race car on the street.